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Madison Making Progress In Housing Veterans

Madison has reached one goal in reducing veteran homelessness.

More than 1,200 homeless veterans living on Los Angeles streets still...

More than 1,200 veterans are living on Los Angeles streets, thwarting Mayor Eric Garcetti’s repeated pledges to end the city’s soaring rates of veteran homelessness, officials said Thursday.

$20M 'Camp Salute' project provides affordable housing to veterans

Behind Clayton Mews senior apartments on Delsea Drive sits acres of what used to be farmland.

$6.1M project creates housing for veterans in Detroit

A slow smile crept across the face of Detroit veteran Charles Montague as he peered around his new apartment in the heart of the Cass Corridor, just blocks from bustling redevelopment in Midtown.

Bill de Blasio signs law to create department to help NYC’s...

Mayor de Blasio signed a law Thursday to create a Department of Veterans’ Services, a new city agency to aid New York’s 225,000 vets.

Housing Our Veterans reveals newest project

More affordable housing for homeless veterans is opening in Eugene. The group, “Housing Our Veterans” revealed their newest project on Friday. It’s a single family home converted into “single room occupancy” housing for veterans.

Home Depot Foundation grant will benefit new veterans housing

This grant is part of more than $1.6 million in grants announced for 10 Volunteers of America homeless veterans programs in seven states.

Home Depot Foundation Awards $1.6 Million for Veterans Housing

The Home Depot Foundation has announced grants totaling $1.6 million to ten Volunteers of America affiliates to address the housing needs of former service members.

Housing for Homeless Veterans Pushed

In an effort to speed the process of finding housing for homeless veterans in Los Angeles, the VA Secretary joined the city's mayor in appealing to landlords to commit more housing units. The problem is not lack of money for housing subsidies.

To meet L.A. veteran housing goals, governments go into action mode

After decades of neglect of L.A.'s homeless veterans, federal, state and local officials are pulling together to try to get them off the street by the end of the year.

Merced County given more housing vouchers for veterans

An additional $80,000 in Department of Housing and Urban Development money will help Merced County provide an extra 15 housing vouchers for veterans, according to Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno.

$700,000 Grant Funds Two-Year Study to Follow Legal Experiences of 400...

Two-Year Study Aims to Evaluate the Effect of Free Legal Services for Veterans

Report Reveals Further Reduction in Veterans Homelessness

The Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced that a new national report shows that homelessness among Veterans has been reduced by approximately 7 percent between January 2011 and January 2012.

Home Loans and Lotteries

“We are committed to the nth degree to helping Veterans get and keep housing,” said Edward Perry, Veterans Service Representative, with the Veterans Benefits Administration.

Banks Targeting Military Families for Illegal Foreclosures

Figures lie, some groups are counted, some are not. But the lowest figures available have one in three families, this includes active duty serving overseas, reservists and National Guard and veterans losing their homes since 2008. Two thirds of those are now "split up" with at least one member "homeless."

VA Plans Another 1,000 Units of Housing for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to enter into agreements to provide more than 1,000 additional units of permanent and transitional housing for Veterans at various sites on VA medical center campuses nationwide.

APNewsBreak: Vets Agency Gives Businesses The Boot

The Department of Veterans Affairs is booting a bus company, a car rental firm and a commercial laundry from its sprawling campus a few miles from the ocean as it tries to counter accusations that it puts commercial interests ahead of housing homeless vets.

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News – June 17, 2011

VA is continuing to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at–risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country, which will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000.

VA to Expand Housing for Homeless Veterans and Their Families

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) continues to develop housing opportunities for homeless and at-risk Veterans by adding 34 VA locations across the country. This strategy will increase the Department’s available beds by over 5,000. VA currently has 15,000 transitional beds available to homeless Veterans

Deficiencies to Be Corrected in Building Housing Inpatient Wards and Community...

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is awarding a contract for construction documents totaling more than $1 million to correct seismic deficiencies in the nursing tower and Community Living Center at the Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, Wash.

Plight Of Black Poor Continues To Worsen

“The conditions now, in my view, are unquestionably worse in the inner cities,” attorney and civil rights stalwart David Ginsburg ...